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CODE 101019
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR BIO/14
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is aimed to delve into the most relevant consequences of acute and chronic exposure to some of the most diffuse xenobiotics that can be part of environmental pollution or can be particularly concentrated in some workplaces.

Students will acquire basic knowledge of toxicokinetics (including xenobiotics absorbance, metabolism, and elimination) and toxicodynamics (mechanisms of toxicity). Students will also learn to recognize signs of intoxication and the available therapeutical strategies.

TEACHING METHODS

The course of toxicology will  be helsd afs front lessons

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Mechanisms  of toxicokinetic: Absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination
  • Mechanisms of toxicity  – DL50 – safety sheets
  • Toxicity of xenobiotics on organs
  • Heavy metals
  • Pesticides
  • Gas vapors, fumes, solvents

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

PDF files containing the slides that have been treated in the course will be available in unige aulaweb at the following URL: https://2022.aulaweb.unige.it/course/view.php?id=5563

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

The course belongs to the second semester and classes will start in the month of march 

Class schedule

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exams of toxicology will be held in form of discussion

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Rather than mnemonic knowledge of the topics of the course, students will be encouraged to discuss some major aspects of xenobiotic intoxication and safety measures by discussing case reports.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
16/01/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
13/02/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
11/06/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
05/07/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
26/07/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
04/09/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
25/09/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

To pass the exam of the course of patologia generale e tossicologia students must pass all sections that compose the course within the same samester